The Low-and-Slow Approach to Food Safety Reform Keeps Going Up in Smoke — ProPublica

The U.S. has one agency that regulates cheese pizza and another that oversees pepperoni pizza. Efforts to fix the food safety system have stalled again and again.
— Read on www.propublica.org/article/the-low-and-slow-approach-to-food-safety-reform-keeps-going-up-in-smoke

Reducing sodium and increasing potassium may lower risk of cardiovascular disease | News | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Large-scale study of more than 10,000 adults with accurate sodium measurements from individuals strengthens link between sodium intake and cardiovascular disease
— Read on www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-releases/reducing-sodium-and-increasing-potassium-may-lower-risk-of-cardiovascular-disease/

Yes, plant-based meat is better for fighting climate change – Vox

The environmental debate over meatless meat, explained.
— Read on www.vox.com/22787178/beyond-impossible-plant-based-vegetarian-meat-climate-environmental-impact-sustainability

The Best and Worst Vegan Pre-Packaged Foods and What to Buy | The Beet

When you’re buying vegan or plant-based packaged foods, reading the label tells you everything you need to know about whether it’s a healthy choice.
— Read on thebeet.com/the-best-and-worst-pre-packaged-vegan-products-and-what-to-buy-instead/

EPA Is Banning Pesticide Chlorpyrifos On Food Crops : NPR

Agency officials issued a final ruling on Wednesday saying chlorpyrifos can no longer be used on the food that makes its way onto American dinner plates. The move overturns a Trump-era decision.
— Read on www.npr.org/2021/08/18/1029144997/epa-will-ban-a-farming-pesticide-linked-to-health-problems-in-children

Opinion | What Does It Mean for a Whole Nation to Become Uninhabitable? – The New York Times

“It’s changing quite rapidly,” says a hunter in Canada. “And I’m not old at all. I’m 31.”
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2021/08/13/opinion/climate-change.html

The unconstitutionality at the heart of the government’s Twitter block order

The rules to implement the Section 69A of the Information Technology Act go against the basic principles of natural justice.
— Read on theprint.in/opinion/the-unconstitutionality-at-the-heart-of-the-governments-twitter-block-order/603629/

Threshold Conversations with John Noksana, Caroline Behe, and Mumilaaq Qaqqaq

In this episode, John Noksana, Carolina Behe, and Mumilaaq Qaqqaq sit down with Threshold producers Amy Martin and Nick Mott to discuss Inuit food security and Inuit sovereignty in the North.

John, an Inuit hunter from Northern Canada, and Carolina, the Indigenous Knowledge and Science Advisor for the Inuit Circumpolar Council in Alaska, discuss how food security fits into a bigger picture of Inuit self-determination. Then, we hear from Mumilaaq, who’s addressing that bigger picture on an even larger stage: in Canada’s Parliament.
— Read on www.thresholdpodcast.org/conversations-inuit

How Vegan Eggs of the Future Are Made

Startup Clara Foods has developed vegan eggs that function like chicken eggs through precision fermentation, which is similar to beer-brewing.
— Read on www.livekindly.co/how-vegan-eggs-of-the-future-are-made/

70 vegan trademarks registered in 2020 as sector growth continues

Law firm EMW says the raft of vegan trademarks follows an increase in spending on research and development from food manufacturers.
— Read on www.newfoodmagazine.com/news/145407/vegan-trademarks/